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Our Stories Our Songs African Children Talk About AIDS (Paperback)

Author:  Deborah Ellis
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 1550419129
ISBN-13: 9781550419122
Sku: 202032592
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Pages:  112
Age Range:  15 to 19
 
" Stories of survival.

Songs of hope.

Children you'll never forget."

In Sub-Saharan Africa, there are more than 11.5 million orphans. The AIDS pandemic has claimed their parents, their aunts, and their uncles. What is life like for these children? Who do they care for, and who cares for them?
Come and meet them. They might surprise you.

Royalties from this book will be donated to UNICEF

Awards and Nominations: Winner, Book Link Best Book for the Classroom, 2005 Winner, School Library Journal Best Book of 2005 Finalist, 2006 Information Book Award Runner-up, National Chapter of Canada IODE Violet Downey Book Award for 2005 2006 Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award short list 2006 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction finalist Red Maple Award for Non-fiction shortlist, 2007 Garden State Teen Book Awards nominee 2008

From the Publisher:
Presents accounts of children and teens in Africa whose lives have been affected by AIDS.

Praise

Booklist
"[A]uthentic details speak of loss, fear, and grief; incredible kindness; and courage as well as hope for the future...." 10/01/2005

School Library Journal
"An impressive offering whose chilling accounts remain with readers long after the book is finished." 11/01/2005

Product Attributes

Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   11
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0112
Product attributePublisher:   Fitzhenry & Whiteside
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